Boeing will deliver its first 747-8 Freighter to launch customer Cargolux on Sept. 19 and turn over the second of the 13 aircraft the Luxembourg-based carrier has ordered on Sept. 21. The deliveries will be from Paine Field in Everett, Wash., next to Boeing’s widebody jet factory. The airplane’s first flight will be a short one—a hop to Boeing Field in Seattle where it will pick a load of spare parts that includes a spare General Electric GEnx-2B engine before heading off to Luxembourg. ...
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